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2015

Adult and Continuing Education Administration

Transformative learning

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“The Best Place We Can Learn From Is Ourselves”The Development, Implementation And Use Of An Online Patient-Based Community Of Practice For People With Type 2 Diabetes, Glenn Mason May 2015

“The Best Place We Can Learn From Is Ourselves”The Development, Implementation And Use Of An Online Patient-Based Community Of Practice For People With Type 2 Diabetes, Glenn Mason

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper reports on the development, implementation and use of a patient-centred online community of practice for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus. In this qualitative study, the theoretical framework of activity theory is adopted to describe the complexity of the use of the system and to frame the evaluation of the use of the learning environment.


All You Need Is Love: The Role Of Relationships In Transformative Learning As Seen In Contemporary Fiction, Randee Lipson Lawrence May 2015

All You Need Is Love: The Role Of Relationships In Transformative Learning As Seen In Contemporary Fiction, Randee Lipson Lawrence

Adult Education Research Conference

Fiction is the major source of research data in this study of transformative learning. Personal relationships are highlighted as being pivotal to the transformative learning process. Relationships both facilitate and inhibit transformation.


Bringing Clarity To Transformative Learning Research, Chad Hoggan May 2015

Bringing Clarity To Transformative Learning Research, Chad Hoggan

Adult Education Research Conference

This paper presents the results of a review of the literature on transformative learning theory that focused on transformational outcomes. The wide variety of outcomes present in the research literature are organized into a typology, and recommendations are made for future scholarly work using the theory.


A Tree Growing Amidst An Orchestraautoethnographic Practice In Transformative Learning, David T. Culkin May 2015

A Tree Growing Amidst An Orchestraautoethnographic Practice In Transformative Learning, David T. Culkin

Adult Education Research Conference

How can an adult make meaning from complex transformative learning experiences in order to become a self-authored learner? This autoethnography explores how a male in the general population describes his transformative learning experiences and identity development over 23 years. The author illustrates the value of authoethnographic practice by illustrating how it has promoted his transformation over three decades.


Perceptions Of Live Experiences Of Clinical Pastoral Education Students, Brenda Perry Wallace Jan 2015

Perceptions Of Live Experiences Of Clinical Pastoral Education Students, Brenda Perry Wallace

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

This qualitative case study addressed the problem at a West Indies theological college that lacked the ability to provide courses for spiritual care training by using the teaching methodology of clinical pastoral education (CPE). CPE is an experiential process using a clinical method of learning to interpret human conditions. Spiritual care training through CPE teaches clerics how to help persons find meaning in life's situations and make connections with their God. Guided by the frameworks of transformative learning and critical theological reflection, this study explored the lived experiences of 5 purposefully selected CPE students who participated in 1 unit ...